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Topic: DORMANT: Star Baby Blanket~Along (w/pattern link)  (Read 176233 times)
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« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2006 12:10:55 PM »

I got a question about how many rounds would one need to be for a 2 yr old?

« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2006 07:09:04 PM »

I've progressed to 30 and I think it would be suitable for a 2 year old. of course, it also depends on the size of the hook and weight of the yarn you're using.

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« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2006 02:23:33 PM »

I'm also making this blanket but it's pretty slow going. The pattern i have says she used a G hook and about 20 rounds for a preemie sized blanket. i crochet rather tightly so I used an H hook instead and i've done about 35 rounds and the blanket is only about 2 feet wide point to point.

guess i'll just keep truckin.

btw the blanket with the verigated yarn is just too cute!!

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« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2006 04:44:08 PM »

Ok as promised I am still trucking along on this one. I havent posted a work in progress pic yet, I will try to remember to do that tonight. I am using g hook and I am 19 rounds in, I think maybe 10 more rounds ought to do just right. It now measures from top point of star to bottom decrease 2feet 10 inches. Its not easy to measure  Wink

« Reply #14 on: August 29, 2006 10:07:21 PM »

Ta Da! Work in progress... I wish the lighting was better, the baby blue is actually baby blue with flecks of green, red, bright blue, pink, yellow, and more. Hopefully I will have a finished product here soon!

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« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2006 08:10:05 AM »

I've been working on this blanket since last weekend, I will post pics as soon as I can.  I'm using the Caron Simply Soft yarns in carbine red, lemonade, green blue and purple (not sure exactly the names of the last three).  I had SO many starts and restarts trying to get past the first few rounds.  I still occasionally find I need to add a stitch or decrease every once in a while, but it's going pretty good now.  This is the first real crochet I've done, besides a cat toy and some wristwarmers, since I usually knit.  I love how fast my project grows!
« Reply #16 on: August 31, 2006 09:28:39 AM »

I finished mine. it's 34 rounds and measures ~45 inches from the top point to the bottom center decrease and ~55 inches from one end point across to the other. it's a pretty big baby blanket and I hope it lasts a long time! i washed it this morning, but was so afraid it'd...dissolve or something (paranoid, much?), so i took a picture before. here it is, on my queen size bed.

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I didn't end up using the yarn until it finished. I used almost all of the dark green, and i made an amigurumi elephant with the light green. they make a cute set. Smiley

oh...of course, it survived the wash. it's softer now, too. yay acrylic! heh

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« Reply #17 on: August 31, 2006 02:52:15 PM »

So here is my WIP pic...

Let me just say, I love this yarn.  This blanket is working up so quick and it is just so stinkin' soft.  After finishing the blue(five or six rounds, I can't remember off the top of my head) I just had to squish it around my hands for a bit...  The first word that comes to mind when looking at this blanket... yummy.  

I love that so many of you are doing one too!  It's motivating me to do more...  Great job to all!  I'll post a pic of the finished blanket as soon as it's done!  Thanks for sharing!
« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2006 09:33:59 AM »

Wow, everyone's blanket is looking great!!!  I'm almost finished with the white row between colors, so ones I get it finished I"ll post a picture!

  I love the look of just the black and white!!  Not something I'm usually into...but very nice!

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« Reply #19 on: September 01, 2006 09:50:05 AM »

I know how to crochet, but i am having a hard time starting this one.  Can anyone give me clearer instructions as how to start this blanket?  I absolutely love stars and have to make the blanket!!!

Please help!!

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